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44 Pct Oppose Unconditional Japan-N. Korea Summit: Jiji Poll

44 Pct Oppose Unconditional Japan-N. Korea Summit: Jiji Poll

   Tokyo, June 14 (Jiji Press)--As many as 44.6 pct of people in Japan oppose Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's plan to hold a summit with North Korea with no preconditions, a Jiji Press opinion poll has shown.
   Meanwhile, 38.9 pct back the plan, according to the survey, conducted for four days through Monday.
   Those who clearly approve of Abe's plan came to 17.2 pct, and those who support it to some extent reached 21.7 pct.
   Clear disapproval was given by 22.3 pct of all respondents, matching the share of respondents who disapprove of the plan somewhat.
   Tokyo has softened its stance toward Pyongyang in hopes of resolving the issue of North Korea's abductions of Japanese nationals decades ago.

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